Russian Zapovedniks (Nature Preserves) & Wolves

Russia has 101 Zapovedniks (заповедник), or “nature sanctuaries.” covering approximately 330,000 square kilometers (130,000 sq mi), or about 1.4% of the country’s total area.

In addition to Zapovendniks, there are 48 National Parks in Russia covering approximately 155,672 square kilometers (60,105 sq mi).

Gray Wolves are present in many of the sanctuaries and parks.